SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sweet Katie Bee's
If you are considering getting a Cochlear Implant, Hybrid or Baha, join Cochlear Americas for a meet and greet at Sweet Katie Bee’s, 212 East State Street in O'Fallon, IL 62269. Meet some of our volunteers and learn about our implantable technology.
Sara Chinnock, firstname.lastname@example.org, Cochlear Americas, 314-324-8690, www.cochlear.com
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11
at the Chesterfield DoubleTree Hotel
The West Newsmagazine Better Living EXPO will feature a seminar, "Senior & Baby Boomer Matters: Local Experts Provide Advice on Successful Active Aging" at 11:15 am from 12:15 pm. The Better Living EXPO is at the Chesterfield DoubleTree Hotel, 16625 Swingley Ridge Road. The event and the seminar is open to the public and free to attend. The topics for the seminar include tips and trends on elder law, fitness, wellness, design for aging in place, medication management, senior placement, Medicare Part D, activities of the Chesterfield Older Adult Task Force and much more. The goal of the seminar is to help educate and inform Older Adults and Baby Boomer residents in a single setting about matters that can improve their lives and future. The seminar is sponsored by the Chesterfield Older Adult Task Force. For more information, please contact Libbey Tucker at 636-537-4000.
Gary Goldman, email@example.com, West Newsmagazine/City of Chesterfield, 314-703-2507, www.newsmagazinenetwork.com
TUESDAY, OCT. 13 & WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21
6:00 p.m. at Des Peres Hospital
Joint pain stopping you from enjoying daily activities? If joint pain is taking over your life, you owe it to yourself to find out more about treatment options and surgery techniques at one of our upcoming free seminars. October 13 with Dr. Cory Solman and October 21 with Dr. Matthew Bradley. Call 1-888-457-5203 to RSVP.
Simone Valle, firstname.lastname@example.org, Des Peres Hospital, 314-966-9100, www.despereshospital.com
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Covenant House
Health fair with flu shots, product presentations, promotional giveaways, and raffles. Where do I turn when I need help after returning from a hospital stay? How do I find out what is covered by Medicare or Medicaid? Is there a cost effective way to get help with daily medication administration? Providers will be on hand to answer these questions and more at the Covenant Place Annual Senior Health & Wellness Fair at 10 Millstone Campus Drive. Identity Theft prevention programs, sponsored by Royal Bank, will be offered during the event. Learn how to proactively protect yourself. The event is free and open to the public. Covenant Place – A Community for Seniors, is a non-profit, affordable senior living community with approximately 450 residents living independently in a vibrant community. Covenant Place provides services and programs that improve the quality of life for seniors at Covenant Place and in the community at large. Covenant Place is a grantee of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.
Gay Guller, email@example.com, Covenant Place, 314-432-1610, www.covenantplacestl.org
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
9:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Middendorf-Kredell Public Library
Missouri Kidney Program (MOKP) offers free kidney classes to people with Stage 3 through Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease. Experienced nurses, dietitians and social workers share information. In addition, people already living with kidney failure share their experiene as part of the discussion of options. Guests are welcome. The next St. Louis class will be held at the Middendorf-Kredell Public Library, 2750 Highway K, O'Fallon, MO. 63368. Lunch will be provided. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Missouri Kidney Program at 800-733-7345.
Carol Newmark, Newmarkpc@aol.com, Missouri Kidney Program, 314-807-1596, HTTPS://MOKP.missouri.edu/public/classes.asp
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Alton, IL
The Older Adults Health Council and Senior Services Plus will be hosting a health fair at 2603 North Rodgers in Alton, Illinois. The public is invited to attend to learn about a variety of resources from over 50 local vendors. Free health screenings will also be offered. Walgreen’s Pharmacy will also be on site offering influenza vaccinations for $25.99 per person and accepts most insurances including Medicare. Information is available on assisted & supportive living, chiropractic care, community service organizations, hearing specialists, home health care, hospice and palliative care, independent living, massage therapy, Medicare specialists, mental health & wellness, and skilled nursing. Entertainment for the event is being sponsored by Harmony Health Plans, a division of WellCare. Indianapolis entertainer Ginny Spillman will be performing as both Patsy Cline and Tammy Wynette from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Senior Services Plus’ School House Grill will be open during the event, serving breakfast and lunch from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A bake sale will also be held in the School House Grill to benefit the Southwestern Illinois Division of the United Way.
Kimberly Campbell, firstname.lastname@example.org, Senior Services Plus, 618-465-3298, http://www.seniorservicesplus.org
10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. at Life Care Center of Florissant
Free blood pressure checks every month on the third Tuesday at Life Care Center of Florissant, 1201 Garden Plaza Drive, Florissant, MO 63033
Arthur Williams, email@example.com, Life Care Center of Florissant, 314-831-3752, www.lcca.com